Regulated Derivatives Will ‘Legitimize’ Crypto, Says CFTC Chair

Regulated Derivatives Will ‘Legitimize’ Crypto, Says CFTC Chair

The chairman of the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) believes regulated derivatives will instill market confidence in cryptocurrencies. Chair Heath Tarbert told Cheddar Monday his agency is helping create a regulated futures market investors would be able to “rely on” for better “price discovery, hedging and risk management.”